Voting will take place TODAY during the 3 services. The ballots and ballot box will be at the back of the church. Eligible voters, according to Canon 14, sec. 2, are “All adult (16 and over) baptized members belonging to the parish, who for three months preceding, have been regular worshipers.”
Happening this week
Pastoral Care Available This Week:
Tuesday, Nov. 21 and Wednesday, Nov. 22, The Rev. Anne Grizzle will be available for pastoral care by appointment in the afternoon. Please contact her at 713-443-6211 or
Thanksgiving Office Closure:
The church office will close at noon Wednesday, November 22 and reopen Monday, November 27. Happy Thanksgiving!
Thanksgiving Day Eucharist & Baptism:
Thursday, November 23 at 9:30am.
A Thanksgiving Invitation:
Maybe you are new to Staunton or Trinity Parish? Perhaps your family lives too far to make travel possible or you are finding yourself with no particular plans for Thanksgiving Day? Mike Quayle, a newcomer to both Staunton and Trinity Parish, is extending an invitation to join his family and a few friends for Thanksgiving Dinner at his home. Dinner will be served at 1:00pm. Please RSVP no later than November 20th to let him know you plan on attending! Call 253-666-3382 OR email at
. You are welcome and an honored guest!
Happening next Sunday
SACRA (Staunton Augusta Church Relief
SACRA is a completely volunteer-operated agency which pools the outreach and relief funding of local churches to provide help to those in need within the local community. Your donations are much appreciated!
Food Pantry Donations:
November’s canned foods will be donated to the Noon Lunch Program. Donations will be collected next Sunday, November 26.
Advent Lessons and Carols:
Begin the Season of Advent by attending Trinity’s beautiful candlelight Lessons and Carols service Sunday, December 3 at 5 p.m. Organ voluntaries will begin at 4:45. All are welcome to attend the Reception following the service in McCracken Hall.
Prayer List Yearly Renewal:
Beginning Sunday, December 3
we will remove all names from the prayer list that were added before November 1, 2017 unless names are specifically indicated in our notes to remain on the list. If you have questions or concerns about a name, please contact Deidre at 886-9132 or
Praying at the Windows – Monday December 4 at 10:30am:
Come take some quiet time in this Advent season to behold the beauty of the Lord at the Trinity windows. Deacon Anne Grizzle will offer guidance and quiet time in the sanctuary.
Upcoming Guest Priest Schedule
Thanksgiving Day & Baptism:
The Rev. Ed Covert
The Rev. Tom Crittenden
The Rev. John Lane
The Rev. Canon Mark Furlow
On behalf of the Hospitality Committee
I want to extend a hearty thank you to each one of you who contributed delicious sweets and savories for last Sunday’s reception after the concert. It takes many hands working together to make these events happen and we deeply appreciate your help. - Pat Williams